Sardonyx is a chalcedony-grade mineral. Its history dates back to the times of the Roman Empire and Egypt. Whereas noble stones were available only to kings or the wealthy in the past, sardonyx was an affordable crystal even for those on lower incomes. For much of its history, this stone has been used to create cameos and intaglios. The women wore jewellery with the image of Venus, believing that this would attract the energy of this goddess. And the men wore rings with this stone, which housed the incisions of Mars, a symbol of war, which was to attract protection and success during the battles.
Having a close connection with the earth, the crystal grounds and interacts with the lower chakras of the body. It awakens a person’s strong character traits such as courage, optimism, self-confidence. Sardonyx is also used to increase willpower, strength, endurance and vitality.
From time immemorial, it has been a stone that attracts happiness and protects the family hearth. It is advisable to keep sardonyx stones in four home graves to avoid various manifestations of evil or calamities. Also, keep it close to you while studying or doing mental work - the crystal will help you concentrate and not be distracted from completing the assigned tasks.
Sardonyx is very suitable for builders, athletes, physiotherapists, chiropractors and massage therapists. By keeping this stone close to them, they can attract customer satisfaction with their work. In addition, it is suitable for anyone who wants to succeed in legal matters. The crystal will provide stability and increase your working energy to achieve results that satisfy you in any field.
Sardonyx improves all the senses of the body. Keep it close to you if you have an ear, eye, smell, or tactile problems. It also improves metabolism, nutrient uptake and eliminates waste. The stone strengthens the immune system and helps eliminate parasites or other substances that contaminate the body. It has been observed to have a positive effect on the prostate, lungs and kidneys.
Approximate weight: 15g.
Approximate size: 2,1x2,5x1,5cm.
Country of orign: TBA.
Chemical composition: SiO2.
Hardness based on Mohs scale: 6.5 - 7.